Redwoods and roses: the gardening heritage of California and the Old West
Rediscover California's rich horticultural history and how its cultures have embraced and cherished plants for centuries -- from the redwoods that astonished early explorers to the roses that graced rustic cabin gardens or mission verandas. This book combines garden and natural history, California history, special plant profiles, design ideas to recreate a period look, gorgeous vintage and color photos, and much more. It explores the special relationship California's diverse peoples have shared with nature and the unique gardens and landscapes they have created over the years to nurture and enhance these bonds. You'll even discover how to recreate period looks in your own garden.
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